InventureIT is a Regional Company That Makes Global Impacts

If you’re a business looking for IT management, custom software systems, network support, tech support, integration, and technology consulting services, look no further than InventureIT. The Georgia-based company was founded in 2007 and is the brainchild of entrepreneurs Jeremy Fletcher (Chief Technology Officer), Lee McKinney (Chief Information Officer), Brent Newsome (Chief Executive Officer), and Stacey Roach (Chief Operating Officer). This month, The Creative Coast spoke with COO Stacey Roach about InventureIT’s story, its mission, and what it provides to the greater community.

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EdTech GAMEIS Conference to Take Place at Savannah Convention Center this July

GAMEIS Conference July 2022

This summer the Georgia Association of Managers of Educational Information Systems (GAMEIS) Conference returns to the Savannah Convention Center. The conference, which will take place from July 12 – 15, provides a forum for K-12 Information Technology professionals and Instructional Technology professionals from school districts and private schools throughout Georgia and beyond.

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Gov. Kemp: Hyundai Motor Group to Invest $5.54 Billion in Georgia at First Fully Dedicated Electric Vehicle and Battery Manufacturing Facility

Hyundai Motor Group

At a signing ceremony today, Governor Brian P. Kemp and Hyundai Motor Group Executive Chair Euisun Chung announced that Hyundai Motor Group will open its first fully dedicated electric vehicle (EV) and battery manufacturing facility in the State of Georgia. Hyundai Motor Group (HMG, or “the Group”) will invest $5.54 billion in opening a state-of-the-art U.S. smart factory at the Bryan County Megasite. Non-affiliated Hyundai Motor Group suppliers will invest approximately another $1 billion in the project, delivering approximately 8,100 new jobs to Georgia’s coastal region.

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DIG SOUTH Tech Summit #10 to Meet in May

The annual DIG SOUTH Tech Summit is returning next month from May 11th to May 13th at the College of Charleston’s TD Arena in Charleston, South Carolina. The conference connects startups with leading global brands and includes talks on issues like business growth, tech innovation, to digital marketing, and more

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Techstars Startup Weekend is coming to Beaufort, SC

The Beaufort Digital Corridor is hosting the City of Beaufort’s first Startup Weekend during the last weekend in April. Startup Weekend is a 54-hour event where anyone –- developers, designers, business developers, marketers, teachers, students, and everyone in between –- can come together to pitch an idea and launch a business, all in one weekend. It is a great opportunity to test startup ideas, meet potential co-founders, build the entrepreneurial community in Beaufort, and even launch your next startup!

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Savannah State University Obtains $830,000 for New Computer Science Degree Track

Savannah State University has been awarded more than $830,000 from the U.S. Department of Education to offer a new modeling and simulation program (MSP) option within the Computer Science Technology degree program. The MSP aims to build graduates’ computer science credentials and to increase the number of minority students and women in the computer science field, both of which are underrepresented.

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CodePath Offering a Free Technical Interview Prep Course

As a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit, CodePath strives to increase diversity in tech by making successful, meaningful careers in software engineering accessible to all, and by transforming college Computer Science education to make students career-ready. Programming centers on the needs and success of Black, Indigenous, Latinx, and low-income Computer Science students. 

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